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Old 01-12-2013, 08:14 AM
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Hellbilly glad they work for you all I can say is with all the trouble I have had with their stuff & a LOT of other people having troubles I will NOT be doing bussiness with them any time soon
Tator you didn't expect them to be made here in the USA did you LOL
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Old 01-12-2013, 01:31 PM
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As far as my research has shown the only cameras made in the good olé USA is the Reconyx stuff. I have went completely away from the commercial cameras. I have Jim at JTSWildlifeCameras.Com build all mine now. Had a problem with one of mine and sent it back to him. Fixed and returned in 9 days and a Visa Gift card with the amount of postage on it that it cost to return it to him. That is good as it gets service wise.
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:06 AM
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they look good But when you open the website & you see this
NOW OFFERING FINANCING THRU PAYPAL FOR YOUR JTS WILDLIFE CAMERA!!!!

It is out of my price range!!!!
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Old 01-14-2013, 09:56 AM
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I'm with you Dep, I can get 2 Moultrie M 80's for the price of one of the JTS cam's and the Moultries are like Timex watches, they just keep on tickin'. No offense to the JTS cam's , they look well made and the gentleman who makes them sounds like one heck of a guy, I would rather cover twice as much ground for about the same money. I've heard good and not so good as far as Moultrie's cust. ser., but I have a young friend whose cousin sent his 4 year old Moultrie cam back for repair, Moultrie told him they did not stock those particular parts anymore and sent him a brand new cam(don't know models, etc.) This was a year ago, don't know their policy on that now.
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Old 01-14-2013, 10:15 AM
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Hellbilly- those cams will work fine for up to a year. I've had alot of good pics come from my wgi cams.... just wait though. Eventually they will stop working. I have literally had over 10-15 cams from them that have malfunctioned. I will say this,,, they know their product breaks and they will ship you a new one out. But who wants to wait a week for a new cam in the middle of bow season? NO ONE. I want a cam that's going to work. If i'm going to pay $100+ for something I want it to work not just for a year.

GFD- honestly, no I didn't think they were made here- but everytime I did call them they sounded like the office was here in USA. They obviously have them build cheaply in china and then shipped over here.
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Hellbilly- those cams will work fine for up to a year. I've had alot of good pics come from my wgi cams.... just wait though. Eventually they will stop working. I have literally had over 10-15 cams from them that have malfunctioned. I will say this,,, they know their product breaks and they will ship you a new one out. But who wants to wait a week for a new cam in the middle of bow season? NO ONE. I want a cam that's going to work. If i'm going to pay $100+ for something I want it to work not just for a year.

GFD- honestly, no I didn't think they were made here- but everytime I did call them they sounded like the office was here in USA. They obviously have them build cheaply in china and then shipped over here.
those 2 cams of mine have been on the same 2 trees year round for 3yrs. this coming bow season will be 4yrs. just change battries out every other month or so
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:18 AM
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Well you got two of the good ones then- i'm glad for you b/c that certainly wasn't the case with me. I have to admit though, they do take good pics when they work. I'm not knocking what they can do. I just got tired of the hassle. It literally became a cat and mouse game. I'd have a cam out for 2 weeks and go check it, no pics. take it home and realize the thing was broken. Send it back, wait 2 weeks, get a brand new one, same thing.

I literally got a BRAND NEW one from WGI that they sent to me, I took STILL in the package straight to the field, got out of the truck, took out my knife, opened the BRAND NEW cam, put BRAND NEW batteries in, and a BRAND NEW SD card,, and NOTHING. It would not turn on at all. Needless to say, I was very, very hot. That's when I was DONE. I called one last time (this was about my 10th cam from them) told them the story, they sent me a new one, and up on ebay it went. I do still have ONE WGI cam left that I use. Now, it's my diamond in the rough b/c it's about 4 years old and still takes decent pics. The trigger speed on the thing is absolutely HORRIBLE (i'm talking like 2+ seconds). So I only put it over corn or my mineral licks.
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trigger speed is slow. not good on a trail. Need to be over a feeder or food plot. I also found it does better if I keep them further back than other cams due to trigger speed. I was very suprised with the distance it will pick up movement
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:11 AM
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Yeah, like I said, they take good pics. They do a good job over a food pile. I loved the fact they were so affordable, and I have to admit their customer service was top notch- it was great. I just hated the hassle. because it literally seemed like I was constantly having to ship one back to them and waiting for a new one. Plus, I didn't like the fact that I had to pay shipping each time.....

Good luck to you Hellbilly- I hope they work and keep on working for you!
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